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Castle Rising

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Although the weather was not at its best visiting Castle Rising was wonderful. The magnificent... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dibolil
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good value for money

A pleasant day out with the grandchildren plenty of room for them to run around , castle quite... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although the weather was not at its best visiting Castle Rising was wonderful. The magnificent building hiding behind the amazing earthworks took you back in time and allowed your imagination to flow, thinking of Queen Isabella and how she would have lavishly decorated the castle...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A pleasant day out with the grandchildren plenty of room for them to run around , castle quite interesting sign posted of main road ok, but not when in village you have to go left before 1 way system only small sign. Visit the excellent...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The castle is in good condition you can still see the detail around the edge of doorways and can see the faces in the castle. The castle is empty with notice board signs around the different parts , you can also pay £1.00 to have...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice to see a castle atleast partially intact of this age and able to enter a number of floors of the building. A very interesting history of the owners involving William of the conqueror, 2 kings and a queen also so worth visiting just for...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful castle, the keep is mainly intact and has many features that can be accessed without restriction. Non Disneyfied!!! Great for kids to run around and explore. Gift shop has inventive themed toys and goods.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This was probably the best of the three castles we visited while staying in the area, others were Baconsthorpe & Castle Acre. This has quite a good keep to look around which allows you to go up a couple of levels & look around some...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 8, 2019 via mobile

For early April it was a beautiful warm day and as our daughter lives quite close by we decided to meet them here with the grandchildren. The castle is very near the main road and good directions and we arrived at 10-45am and already there...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Bryan G
Reviewed April 1, 2019 via mobile

Mystery Road Trip. Nice find, lovely village. Interesting Castle & surroundings. Beautiful day for it.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 25, 2019

This is a wonderful visit, the castle and surroundings are gorgeous. We were surprised and shocked that people had etched messages in to the walls inside the building, very disrespectful and unsightly. We visited the local tea rooms, which were slightly difficult to find, being...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Phatzer
Reviewed March 19, 2019

The car park and ticket office were closed but undeterred we parked in the village and walked up, popping our entrance fee in the honesty box. The keep was closed which was a shame as we were looking forward to exploring that but it was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Response from Michael G | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Stardawntravel | Reviewed this property |
Yes dogs are allowed on site, just not inside the castle main structure.
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